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Lagonave Legacy

THE STORY:

We are Lagonave Legacy, a non profit 501(C)(3) organized and established in the State of Florida United States. Our mission is to be the eyes, the voices and the ears for La Gonâve and the people of La Gonâve. To tell the world about their sufferings, their miseries, their pains and hardships. Since Lagonave is a forgotten treasure island ; the people there have treamendous needs. We are undertaking several projects that will benefit the people of La Gonâve and help them live better while hoping for a brighter future. Our projects include: food factory, irrigation, tree planting, sanitation, wharfs, roads, community restaurants, hospitals etc. Did you know? FACTS ABOUT LAGONAVE More than 50% of the people in La Gonâve don’t have toilet in their homes! More than 50% of the people in La Gonâve use (Open defecation) meaning going to the bushes for their physiological needs More than 80% of the people in La Gonâve travel long distance to get potable water! More than 50% of the people in La Gonâve cannot afford to eat daily! The brancard system is still active in La Gonâve! The majority of the people of La Gonâve walks hours to get to the hospital! No ambulances in La Gonâve as of 2014! More than 80% of people in La Gonâve are malnourished! More than 70% of people in La Gonâve are unemployed and the remaining are farmers, fishermen, and people working in the commerce! Many of the sick die because of the distance from their homes to the hospital! The farmers in La Gonâve solely depend on the rain, which sometimes does not come but a few times a year! Yet La Gonâve remains one of the most beautiful and strategic island in the Caribbean! Please visit us at: www.mylagonave.com

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